Rather interesting Pembroke facts
Did you know that the biggest round keep of any British castle is at Pembroke ? It rises nearly 80 feet above the ground; has a diameter of more than 50 feet; and at the thickest part possesses stone walls 16 feet thick. The four-storey keep, with an impressive domed roof, was built by William Marshal, Earl of Pembroke, who faced threats from the Welsh; and on occasion from King John .
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